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42. Whatever the value of p > 0 in the equation y = x²/(4p), the
y-coordinate of the centroid of the parabolic segment shown here
is ỹ = (3/5)a.
a
y
х
||
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42. Whatever the value of p > 0 in the equation y = x²/(4p), the y-coordinate of the centroid of the parabolic segment shown here is ỹ = (3/5)a. a y х ||

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Formula used:

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Calculation:

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Model the mass distribution using the vertical strips.

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